Halloween Music Top 39

Halloween is coming and you’ll need a good soundtrack in your parties. Here’s my list for the Top 39 Halloween Music. Some of them are soundtracks from movies that still haunt you in your dreams, some others terrorize you in their lyrics and others just use plain old spooky sounds and instruments like church organs. Enjoy!

39 -‘Nightmare On My Street’ – DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince


1, 2… Freddy’s coming for you. Those words might haunt you in your dreams, but Will Smith’s song will terrorize you even when you’re awake.

38 – ‘Bad Moon Rising’ – Creedence Clearwater Revival


I see trouble on the way!

37 – ‘Psycho Killer’ – Talking Heads


One of the best bands in the 80’s

36 – ‘Haunted House’ – Elvira

35 – ‘I’m Your Boogieman’ – White Zombie

34 – ‘Halloween – The Misfits’


I remember Halloween!

33 – ‘Don’t Fear the Reaper’ – Blue Oyster Cult


This would’ve made it better in the list… if it only had more cowbell.

32 – ‘Witchcraft’ – Frank Sinatra


For a classy Halloween… Sinatra.

31 – ‘The Addams Family: Main Theme’ – Victor Mizzy

30 – ‘The Devil Went Down to Georgia’ – Charlie Daniels (Primus Version)


While the original is amazing, you’ve to love this video.

29 – ‘Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)’ – Marilyn Manson


Another cover. The original is pretty cool, but this cover is just fucking creepy.

28 – ‘Bela Lugosi’s Dead’ – Bauhaus

27 – ‘Hungry Like the Wolf’ – Duran Duran

26 – ‘Dead Man’s Party’ – Oingo Boingo


I appreciate the ‘Día de Muertos’ calaveras at the beggining.

25 – ‘Abracadabra’ – Steve Miller Band

24 – ‘Sympathy for the Devil’ – Rolling Stones


The end of “Interview with a Vampire” always comes to my mind with this song. Yeah, I suck.

23 – ‘VooDoo Child’ – Jimi Hendrix


So fucking sexy.

22 – ‘Super Freak’ – Rick James


Cocaine is a helluva drug!

21 – ‘Iron Man’ by Black Sabbath


Ozzy is the Boss!

20 – ‘Tubular Bells Pt. 1’ (Theme From ‘The Exorcist’) – Mike Oldfield


The Power of Christ compels you!

19 – ‘Friday the 13th – Main theme’

18 – ‘Casper, the Friendly Ghost’- Mike Stewart


He always says hello.

17 – ‘Enter Sandman’ – Metallica


El Cucui!

16 – ‘Fear of the Dark’ – Iron Maiden

15 -‘Bad Things’ – Jace Everett


Am I the only one that doesn’t fast-forward the intro of True Blood?

14 – ‘Nightmare Mash’- Billy Lee Riley

13 – ‘Beetlejuice’ – Danny Elfman


That’s the original… but of course you most probably remember the Banana Boat Song

12 -‘The Munsters Theme’- Los Straitjackets

11 – ‘People Are Strange’ – The Doors

10 – ‘Ghostbusters’ – Ray Parker Jr.

9 – ‘The Shining (Opening Theme)’ – Mark Ayres


Redrum. Redrum. Redrum.

8 – ‘Calaveras y Diablitos’ – Fabulosos Cadillacs

7 – ‘I Put a Spell on You’ – Screamin’ Jay Hawkins

6 – ‘The Monster Mash’ – Bobby “Boris” Pickett

5 – ‘Twilight Zone’ – Marius Constant


You unlock this door with the key of imagination. Beyond it is another dimension – a dimension of sound, a dimension of sight, a dimension of mind. You’re moving into a land of both shadow and substance, of things and ideas. You’ve just crossed over into the Twilight Zone.

4 – ‘Halloween 1978’ – John Carpenter


The origin of the slasher genre.

3 – ‘The Murder’- Bernard Herrmann


Showers at a shady hotel will never be the same.

2 – ‘Hombre Lobo en París’ – La Unión


La Unión get the 2nd place with this Surreal Film Noir.

1 – ‘Thriller’ – Michael Jackson


The King of Pop is also The King of Horror. Don’t believe me? Just ask those kids… Ohhh!… Ok, sorry. May the King of Kings rest in peace.

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